The Language of Genes

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Anchor Books, 1995 - Science - 272 pages
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Displaying a remarkable ability to illustrate complex ideas simply, geneticist Jones takes the reader on a fascinating tour of the world of human genetics, explaining how the field began, the role genes play in shaping who and what we are, and the effects that new genetic discoveries have had on the basic theories of evolution.

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THE LANGUAGE OF GENES: Unraveling the Mysteries of Human Genetics

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If the history of life is the history of DNA, then this survey of genetics is an essential book for anyone interested in the development and possible future of our species. Jones (Genetics/University ... Read full review

The language of genes: solving the mysteries of our genetic past, present, and future

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Witty and erudite, but a little unfocused, this title is as much about anthropology and (pre) history as genetics. Jones has produced a thought-provoking and free-wheeling book for the nonspecialist ... Read full review

Contents

A Malacologists Apology
9
The Fingerprints of History
13
A Message from Our Ancestors
29
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